Matthew 6:28
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English Standard Version
And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin,

King James Bible
And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

American Standard Version
And why are ye anxious concerning raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And for raiment why are you solicitous? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they labour not, neither do they spin.

English Revised Version
And why are ye anxious concerning raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

Webster's Bible Translation
And why are ye anxious for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field how they grow? they toil not, neither do they spin?

Weymouth New Testament
And why be anxious about clothing? Learn a lesson from the wild lilies. Watch their growth. They neither toil nor spin,

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why.

Matthew 6:25,31 Therefore I say to you, Take no thought for your life, what you shall eat, or what you shall drink; nor yet for your body...

Matthew 10:10 Nor money for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat.

Luke 3:11 He answers and said to them, He that has two coats, let him impart to him that has none; and he that has meat, let him do likewise.

Luke 22:35,36 And he said to them, When I sent you without purse, and money, and shoes, lacked you any thing? And they said, Nothing...

the lilies.

Luke 12:27 Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say to you...

Cross References
Hosea 14:5
I will be like the dew to Israel; he shall blossom like the lily; he shall take root like the trees of Lebanon;

Matthew 6:25
"Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Matthew 6:27
And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

Luke 10:41
But the Lord answered her, "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things,

Luke 12:11
And when they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not be anxious about how you should defend yourself or what you should say,

Luke 12:22
And he said to his disciples, "Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on.

Luke 12:27
Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

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